Equipment Overview

When Fletcher’s Scouting Company was formed in June of 1755 their mission was to provide security and protect the St. George region from attacks of the local Native Peoples and their French allies. They were led by Lt. Thomas Fletcher. The group of men who comprised this company were not only local settlers but also men … Read more

Living History Encampment

When: August 27, 2016 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Where: Warren, ME 04864, USA

Members of Fletcher’s Scouting Company will gather in Warren, Maine for a Living History encampment on Saturday August 27, 2016 (rain date Sunday August 28, 2016) to benefit the Georges River Land Trust. Here is … Read more

French & Indian Wars in Maine

One of our founding members has used his love of history combined with his talent for writing to author the book, “French & Indian Wars in Maine”. It has been published through The History Press and we encourage everyone to visit their website for more information about this and many other books specific to Maine … Read more

Book release and author signing

When: August 1, 2015 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: Old Fort Western, 16 Cony Street, Augusta, ME 04330, USA

Please join a member of Fletcher’s Scouting Company, Mike Dekker, at Old Fort Western for the release of his new book “The French & Indian Wars in Maine”. Mike will be on hand to discuss … Read more

La Petite Guerre

What were some of the common tactics and strategies used by colonial scouting companies? As far as we know Lt. Thomas Fletcher and his men had no drill manual for how to act as a scouting company on the march. What they did have was experience in the art of la petite guerre (the little war) … Read more


Are there similar organizations out there?   Fletcher’s Scouting Company is just one of many fine historically oriented organizations in the State of Maine. These groups run a wide range of time periods and are run by individuals dedicated to preserving the past for future generations. Listed below are different groups and historic sites located … Read more


Enjoy some photos from various events! Please visit our Facebook page for many more photographs of the company! Click on each picture for a larger view   Our first public event was at Ft. McClary in Kittery Point, Maine in June of 2013. At the end of the weekend someone was kind enough to take … Read more


What do we use for historical resources? On this page you will find titles to print and video resources pertaining directly to Fletcher’s Scouting Company, Maine & New England colonial history as well as the larger conflict of the French and Indian War. We sincerely hope you enjoy these resources. Please check back often – … Read more

About Us

Who is Fletcher’s Scouting Company? The modern origins of Fletcher’s Scouting Company (FSC) began in the summer and fall of 2012. The group was formed because of a desire to start a slightly different living history unit in Maine. Most living history units in the state are very similar in make-up – they usually have … Read more


  In June of 1755, a scouting company consisting of local settlers from the Saint George, Maine area is raised. Throughout the summer months of 1755 the company patrols surrounding towns and communities in hopes of securing and protecting the English settlements from attacks by the area Native Peoples and their French allies. Lieutenant Thomas Fletcher, … Read more